The Panchmuli lake, situated near the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Kevadia, a major tourist attraction, had a large number of crocodiles that posed a threat to visitors, officials said.
The Statue of Unity was opened to the public on October 31, 2018 to mark the birth anniversary of the country's first home minister.
The 'Statue of Unity', dedicated to Sardar Patel, was unveiled by Modi on October 31 last year at Sadhu Bet island on Narmada river.
The Gujarat government will be providing free land to the Kerala government to construct a Kerala House near the Statue of Unity.
Vallabhbhai’s Patel statue, named as the Statue of Unity, will be unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.